follow Dictionary.com

Hone in vs. home in? What's the difference?

Lanier

[luh-neer] /ləˈnɪər/
noun
1.
Sidney, 1842–81, U.S. poet and literary scholar.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Lanier
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Due to the foregoing circumstances, Lanier's jail delivery was eminently successful.

    Overshadowed Sutton E. Griggs
  • Suggestions that could come only from Lanier treachery startle him.

    Oswald Langdon Carson Jay Lee
  • Randall heard Milton and Lanier choke with the horror that shook his own heart and brain as he gazed.

  • Neither Lanier suspects the other of double dealing as to interests of either.

    Oswald Langdon Carson Jay Lee
  • I found also that some $21,000 of Klan funds had been given the Lanier University without security.

    The Modern Ku Klux Klan Henry Peck Fry
Word Origin and History for Lanier

surname, from Old French lainier "wool-monger," from Latin lana "wool" (see wool).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Lanier

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Lanier

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for lanier